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Spade (Variation)
Tied By William Lovelace

Spade (Variation)

Name

Spade (Variation)

Category Steelhead
Hook Mustad 36890 #6
Thread UTC 140 Fl Orange
Tail

Deer Hair

Body

Red Ostrich Herl twisted Jackson style with small Oval Silver Tinsel

Hackle

Hot Orange

Spade (Variation) comes from the bench of Samonfly.Net Contributing Fly Tyer William Lovelace.

Bill's notes: "Northwest legend Alec Jackson has fancied up the Spade with his flashier well known versions of Arnold’s original. This fly has a smaller tail that is favored by Alex Jackson. The original Arnold Spade had a tail up to 1 ½ times the body length."

Read more about William Lovelace and see more of his flies at The Flies of William Lovelace.

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